Primavera P6 Project Management Reference Manual

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  • Author: Primavera Systems, Inc.
  • Format: PDF
  • Price: free

Primavera’s Project Management module is comprehensive, multi-project planning and control software, built on SQL, Oracle, and SQL Server Express server databases for organization-wide project management scalability. The module can stand alone for project and resource management, or it can be used with companion Primavera products to manage your project portfolios.

This book guides you through the process of planning and controlling projects using the Project Management module. Read the first chapter to become familiar with the process of PPM, then follow the steps in each successive chapter to build projects and project components, set up codes and documents, manage the resources required to complete the project plan, update projects as work gets underway, and report results throughout the project life cycle.

Contents include:

  • Understanding Project Management
  • Quick Tour
  • Defining Administrative Preferences and Categories
  • Setting User Preferences
  • Setting Up the Enterprise Project Structure
  • Setting Up the Organizational Breakdown Structure
  • Defining Resources and Roles
  • Reviewing Work Breakdown Structures
  • Defining Budgets
  • Establishing Project Codes
  • Working With User-Defined Fields
  • Creating Calendars
  • Establishing Activity Codes
  • Working with Activities
  • Working with Cost Accounts and Project Expenses
  • Performing Top-down Estimation
  • Managing Baselines
  • Updating, Scheduling, and Leveling
  • Summarizing Projects
  • Managing Risks
  • Project Issues and Thresholds
  • Maintaining a Project’s Document Library
  • Tracking Projects
  • Comparing Projects with Claim Digger
  • Creating and Using Reflections
  • Checking Projects In and Out
  • Working with Layouts
  • Grouping, Sorting, and Filtering Data
  • Customizing Layouts
  • Customizing Reports
  • Printing Layouts and Reports
  • Publishing a Project on the World Wide Web
  • Linking the Project Management and Contract Manager Modules

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